Heading on the road for this first away contest of the season, the two things that the Calumet College of St. Joseph men's soccer team had to focus on was improving their offensive attack and keeping their composure on the pitch. Unfortunately, only one of those two tasks were accomplished. The Crimson Wave were only assessed a single yellow card in the contest, but only managed four shots, falling to Huntington College 5-0 Wednesday evening.
Stepping onto the pitch for the first time as a CCSJ head coach, all Mis' Mrak wanted was a solid effort out of his players. He got his wish. The Crimson Wave and Rochester College played an extremely even game, but a missed save opportunity cost the Crimson and Gray less than two minutes into overtime, sending them to a 2-1 loss on Wednesday evening.
Embarking on the second season as a member of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC), first-year Men’s Basketball coach Boomer Roberts recently announced the addition of ten incoming student-athletes as a part of his first recruiting class.
The Gary SouthShore RailCats signed Michigan City, Ind., native Robbie Coursel and left-handed pitcher Mario Samuel before Monday’s series opener vs. the Winnipeg Goldeyes. In order to make room for Coursel and Samuel on the active roster, Gary traded outfielder Reggie Wilson to the Rockland Boulders of the Canadian American Association of Professional Baseball (Cam-Am League) for a player to be named later and removed right-handed pitcher Scott Plaza from the 23-man active roster.
Coming off the program’s first season in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC), Purdue Northwest cross country coach Austin Warner recently announced the addition of 12 incoming student-athletes as part of his 2018 recruiting class.
In the fall of 1998, an accidental drive through Gatlinburg, Tennessee after attending AAU Cross Country Nationals in Knoxville, Tennessee first brought the idea to Coach Enrique “Rick” Torres about the possibility of a week-long training camp for cross country track teammates. The drive through the town and through the mountains captured his interest, but it was the drive to the top of Grotto Falls, over 3000 feet of elevation, that sealed the deal for his plan of action to return.
NWI Lions United Brings Community, Athletics, and a Passion for Soccer to Northwest Indiana Kids at Season Kickoff
Northwest Indiana’s soccer community is vibrant and growing, and nowhere was that more evident than Northwest Indiana Lions United Season Kickoff on Saturday. Kids of all ages gathered on the Hamilton Fields outside Lowell for a day of friendly tournaments, skill games, and camaraderie.
Eric Wooten kept the RailCat offense off-balance for 8 1/3 innings and Christian Ibarra broke open a scoreless game with a three-run homer in the fifth inning to pace Lincoln to a 5-1 victory in front of 3.496 fans on Office Wednesday at the U.S. Steel Yard. With the loss, the RailCats dropped their first series since July 9-11 vs. Texas and finish the six-game homestand 3-3.
The Purdue University Northwest women’s basketball program showed their dominance in the classroom during the 2017-18 academic year, earning the second best GPA in the nation in back-to-back years after the Academic Top 25 Team Honor Roll was announced by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association on Tuesday.
The Gary SoutShore RailCats offense managed just two hits and were unable to finish their six-day, seven-game road trip a perfect 7-0 after falling to the Texas AirHogs, 2-1, on Wednesday night at AirHogs Stadium in the final game of the year between the two teams. Wednesday’s loss snapped Gary’s season-high-tying eight game winning streak, however, the ‘Cats did split the two-game series after shutting out Texas, 4-0, on Tuesday.